The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Perhaps the biggest change for the better is the casting of the superb Alton Fitzgerald White, who actually makes the evil Mister — Celie’s abusive husband (and Shug’s sometime lover) – into a slightly sympathetic character. Moreover, he deftly accomplishes his almost miraculous transformation from ogre to benefactor, something his predecessor simply couldn’t do.


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